Champions League: Real Madrid, Dortmund, Juventus cruise on
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Champions League: Real Madrid, Dortmund, Juventus cruise on

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Champions League: Real Madrid, Dortmund, Juventus cruise on

Real Madrid continued their resurgence with a 5-1 win over Legia Warsaw at the Bernabeu.

Madrid had too much firepower as Gareth Bale, a Tomasz Jodlowiec own goal and Marco Asensio handed the hosts a comfortable half-time lead despite Miroslav Radovic’s penalty.

Lucas Vazquez and Alvaro Morata came off the bench to round off the scoring after the break.

Dortmund beat Sporting Lisbon 2-1 in the other game in the group, meaning Madrid and the Germans remain tied at the top of the pool on seven points.

Real and Dortmund will mathematically seal their place in the last 16 should they repeat their success over Legia and Sporting respectively on November 2.

Elsewhere, Riyad Mahrez struck to give Leicester City a third consecutive Champions League victory as the fairytale Premier League champions edged FC Copenhagen 1-0.

Mahrez’s athletic 40th-minute volley at the King Power Stadium left Claudio Ranieri’s men five points clear in Group G and they are still to concede a goal in the competition.

With Club Brugge losing 2-1 at home to Porto in the other group game, Leicester will be assured of a place in the last 16 if they win away to Copenhagen in their next match on November 2.

Meanwhile, Juan Cuadrado came off the bench to score a late winner as 10-man Juventus beat Lyon 1-0 in France in Champions League Group H.

The Italian champions saw Gianluigi Buffon save a first-half Alexandre Lacazette penalty and then had Mario Lemina sent off early in the second period.

But substitute Cuadrado struck in the final quarter of an hour to stun the home fans at the Parc OL and leave the Serie A giants, Champions League runners-up in 2015, in a strong position in their section.

They are level at the top of Group H on seven points along with Sevilla, who were 1-0 winners away to Dinamo Zagreb in Croatia, while Lyon sit four points back in third place.

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